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Summer College Intern - Gexa Data Science (Business Analytics Group)

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Date: Sep 13, 2021

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56007 

 

Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

 

Position Specific Description

Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

 

NextEra Energy Services is looking for a Data Science intern in our Business Analytics group.

 

Data Science Intern Focus Areas

  • Energy Modeling: Our economic models depend on accurately modeling the impact of renewable technologies on energy consumption and spend
  • Clustering and Segmentation: We use statistical and machine learning methods to find patterns within our trade, usage and settlement data to help us understand our customers and monitor risk.
  • Product Design: The R&D group regularly works with business units across NextEra to design new products based on cutting-edge renewable technologies.

 

Innovation & New Product Development

  • Intern will collaborate with the Director of Product Development in the development and deployment of new energy efficiency products, load management products, and renewable products
  • Intern will have opportunity to design tech-enabled energy solutions that incorporate other NextEra Energy business unit’s products/services such as solar, storage, and commodity

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Applicants should have experience working with others to create quantitative prediction models. Enthusiasm for the renewable energy space is appreciated; experience with time series modeling or machine learning is preferred.
  • Our team codes in Python, R, C#, C++ and Java, and uses both relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB). We also do a fair amount of ad-hoc Excel modeling in product design. Applicants should feel comfortable with some of these technologies and have a desire to learn.

 

 Education, Experience, Skills

  • Academic focus in Engineering, Informatics, Computer Science.  Business Administration and Economics are a plus
  • A student of how technology interaction and User Experience impacts business
  • Understanding of customer lifecycle, research, test, and launch new products and services. 
  • Strong customer education and communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and project management capabilities

 

Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Gexa Energy LP 
Location:  Houston, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas; Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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